International Students



Admission Requirements

The admission file will be reviewed and an admissions decision is made. Successful candidates will be sent a letter of acceptance.

Great Falls College will work with Montana State University to issue an I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for non-immigrant F-1 status to apply for a VISA.

You will apply for a VISA and pay the SEVIS I-901 fee.

  • Proof of English proficiency if the student is from countries other than Canada (not including Quebec) and other countries listed here. This could include The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores from an accredited testing service or other options found here.
  • Proof of completion of the equivalent of an American high school education with satisfactory grades.
    • Transcripts must be evaluated by a credential evaluation service. A list of credential services can be found here.
  • Official college transcript(s) from postsecondary institutions previously attended.
  • Provide record of 2 MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccinations.
  • Demonstrate readiness for college math and writing. Learn more about readiness.


Next Steps

Once the above items are received, you will get regular communications from us to complete a short online orientation, including a series of videos and a quiz. After completion, we will be able to schedule your advising appointment for registration.